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for the american people. opposition mounts to the nsa's mass collection of the phone records of millions of americans, the guardian reveals the existence of another secret contractxkeyscore, the barely everything the user does on the internet including e- mail, online chats, and browsing history. we will speak to spencer ackerman and longtime innocent expert journalist james bamford. his most recent article is headlined, "they know much more than you think." >> they claim we are only doing international, only doing foreign communications. when you're asking for local phone calls throughout the united states, everybody in the united states on a daily basis, where is the truth in all of these claims? >> all of that and more coming up. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. the sentencing hearing for army whistleblower bradley manning began wednesday with a prosecution witness undermining the state's own claims manning's disclosures to wikileaks harm the united states. on wednesday, retired brigadier general robert carr, who oversaw the pentagon
together. >>> now the latest on the nsa and its surveillance programs. glenn greenwald dropped another revelation on the nsa ability to spy on millions of people. according to a reporter, the agency uses a program called x keyscore which gives analysts access to megadata. the nsa claims this program is its widest reaching television system. the program collects activity. e-mails, browser history can be searched by name, or keyword. this is critical for protecting america. internal documents say 300 terrorists were captured using information from x-keyscore. greenwald spoke about the program last night on msnbc. >> there's no oversight on these analysts, they click the clickdown menu. we think he's foreign, we think he works for a foreign government. they're often running with extremely evasive surveillance. >> meanwhile. both sides are questioning the nsa programs. patrick leahy lead the committee hearing said he's seen a list of terror events. but was not convinced the nsa tactics are effective. later today president obama intends to meet with congress to discuss programs as fell as t
for leaking details of the nsa surveillance programs. snowden has been holed up in the transit zone at moscow's airport since he arrived from hong kong on june 23rd. his lawyer gave an update on his status. >> translator: snowden has just left airport and has headed for a safer place. >> snowden had been asking russia for temporary asylum until he could relocate to latin america. some countries in that region have offered him political asylum. american authorities have been asking russian leaders to extradite him but the russians refused. snowden told the guardian newspaper and other media that nsa agents collect vast amounts of private internet and phone data at home and abroad. u.s. authorities defended the surveillance program saying they prevented terrorist attacks. >>> spokespersons for the russian presidential office say snowden entering russia will not have an impact on relations with the u.s., and they say it will not affect summit talks between presidents putin and obama scheduled for september. >>> japan's deputy prime minister taro aso has had to retract some recent remarks. they c
, if we're getting these constant reports out of the nsa that it went beyond just collecting over 115 million american phone records, to the latest news that is was every e-mail, every site folks went on so much information, so fast, they really couldn't even hold it that long because it was too massive to hold. that does raise the kind of concerns that senator paul has had, that chris christie seems to dismiss. >> but first of all, of course, we always need to be reviewing the scope of what the government is doing and whether it's justified, and that should be constant he reviewed. the problem is that the tactics the government uses to gather intelligence, the more public it is, eeasier for enemies to esaid it. so it's difficult to have an open debate. and there's so much misinformation in the press. i wouldn't dismiss these concerns offhand. if you're back home and you all of a sudden realize the government has the capable and is gathering information on every phone call made in america, you're concerned how that could be used not just by the government but by individuals working fo
documents on wednesday on nsa surveillance programs surely before a senate committee hearing. officials from the fbi, nsa, and justice department testified about the use of the foreign intelligence surveillance act to gather information on u.s. citizens. this part of the hearing is under two hours. >> good morning. today, the issue of committee will scrutinize government surveillance programs conducted on the foreign intelligence surveillance act or if i said. 11,he years since september congress has repeatedly expanded the scope of pfizer and has given the government sweeping new powers to collect information on law-abiding americans. we must consider whether those laws have gone too far. americans have learned that one of these authorities, section hasof the usa patriot act been secretly interpreted to authorize the collection of phone records on an unprecedented scale. information was leaked about fisa, whichopf authorizes the collection of to medications of foreigners overseas. condone the way these and other highly classified programs are disclosed. i am concerned about the of intellige
: the release comes amid reports of a new n.s.a. spying program on internet activity. we look at the latest revelations and the secret court at the center of the controversy. >> ifill: then, ben bernanke's tenure as federal reserve chairman nears its end, as the debate over who will replace him begins. we examine how that choice could affect the economic recovery. >> brown: egypt's government ordered police to take all means necessary to disband protests in support of the ousted president. margaret warner explores the potential for violence and the actions of the new military rule. >> ifill: and in india, child labor is outlawed, but a staggering number of children still toil away. fred de sam lazaro reports on efforts to change that practice. >> the combination of official and middle-class indifference, and dire poverty, drives perhaps 50 million children into the workplace. some as young as six or seven. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> supported by the john d. and catherine t. macarthur foundation. committe
. >>> britain's newspaper published more documents reveal the extent of the nsa surveillance program. edward snowden provided the documents. they show computer screen shots of the searches analysts perform. the nsa collected 42 billion records in a month in 2012. and stored the data on 700 servers at 150 sites around the world. >>> now at 6:00 p.m. a look at the steel pieces being made to fix the eastern span of the bay bridge. >> negotiations are underway but commuters are beginning to talk about plans in the event of a bart strike. >> could there be a new victim of the zodiac killer? why investigators think the zodiac killer may be linked to a cold case in lake tahoe. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. >>> good evening. >>> hello. i am frank somerville. >> and i am julie haener. >> the solution to fixing the eastern span of the bay bridge now depends on steel saddles. ktvu's consumer editor tom vacar got a look at how vitethal pieces are and how they are be dag vital the pieces are and how they are being made. >> the bolts can't h
it. so why spend all this money on the nsa. neil: do you know why these two were part of this? that there was not quite a connection and they were taking up the wrong time? we do know what got them out of there is this promise that we would do no wong in the united states. that seems to be kd of an argument. >> well, it is. but there are other reasons behind it. i understand that these guys are part of a package in order to get the taliban to ome and join us in this to my obsession. neil: that kindnever works out. >> of course, it never does. [laughter] neil: i am thinking about all these other programs. making sure that these guys don't inflict harm on us, on the one hand we are standing by this and the other hand we are just opening the jail house is. >> what we are doing is focusing the fight inward. we need to refocus the fight outward. the issue here is not what americans are doing, but what these guys are trying to do. what we need to do a better job of is finding them and capturing them and or killing him. we should not focus our efforts on inward problems. american ci
with congress today to talk about ways to build confidence in the nsa data mining programs that snowden exposed. haste? wedged, thank you. the internal revenue service cannot be trusted to implement obama's healthcare law. the recent scandal over the agency's targeting of political groups, specifically conservative. some of those republicans on capitol hill today told the acting head of the irs dannyer with fell they are concerned the agency might leak private taxpayer information that it would receive under the law. every precaution from implements or enforcing any aspect. 40th attempt by the house republicans to repeal all or part of the president's signature piece of legislation mime immanuel on capitol hill tonight with this. >> good evening. dave camp talked about the 47 new powers granted to the irs as part of the president's healthcare law at a time when the agency has already been controversial. and camp sounded skeptical that the obama care exchange portion will be ready to go two months from today. >> did i not read the blog post properly that the employer mandate is delayed. >> yes.
both parties to talk about the nsa's batta mibatta -- data mining. one house member said there will be legislation aimed at building confidence in the programs. >> thank you. >>> more subpoenas coming from house republicans to the state department over benghazi. oversight committee chairman issa is demanding documents relating to the review of what happened when four americans were killed. issa says the state department has ignored requests for months. virginia republican congressman says tomorrow he will resubmit all of the questions he has over the past three weeks regarding benghazi so they will be in the congressional record. today he asked who in the white house knew what was going on in the cia annex and is calling for a select committee to investigate. >>> texas republican says he will try to force a vote on that very proposal. >>> confusion tonight on u.s. policy on drones. secretary of state told pakistani tv president obama has a timeline to end the use of the drones to kill terrorists. officials in yemen say three alleged al qaeda members were killed today by a
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